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ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
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FOX
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
. but taxpayers shouldn't expect to get any of that money back, or even a future tax break. the mayor wants to keep it all in savings. that is leaving some residents upset. >> it doesn't get much better. $1.5billion in the bank. 55 construction cranes currently building projects and 1100 new residents moving to the district each month. >> i like them coming to the city. they paid a lot of taxes. so the city is in great demand. once on the hill, this is a hip city. >> it may be hip, but it isn't cheap to live here. many consider taxes too high and a huge surplus announced, maybe it's time to adjust the tax rate. >> i think lowering the taxes would be a great idea. everybody could use a couple extra thousand. >> i'm sure the city needs some as well. but the taxpayer needs it. >> but mayor gray shot down that idea. >> i'm not in a position where we should be reducing taxes. >> the extra money was raised through speed camera fines, corporate taxes, and $50 million was generated when one very wealthy resident died. but the mayor has decided not to spend all the money. he wants to bank it
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
from a federal perspective is that this takeover is subsidized through tax credits that or just extended by the fiscal cliff bill, which allows investors to come into our inner-city neighborhoods and build expensive buildings, turned over and lease them to a charter boards and high rates, so charters don't have sufficient funding to even operator schools as far as operating expenses such as teachers and books and so on. i'm concerned about proliferation of charter's and what this has done to destroy neighborhoods. host: here's a comment -- coming up next, we will talk more about immigration policy. what the president had to say yesterday and what a bipartisan group of senators announced earlier this week. argos -- our guest is carlos gutierrez, now working on immigration issues as well as other things in his portfolio. later on, paul krugman, a columnist, gave us a visit. we will be right back. [video clip] >> one cannot count the times that americans say that we are the best country in the world. what a marvelously stupid thing to say. of all the countries in the world. everybo
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 5:30pm EST
't look a day over 65. great time. >>> all right. shifting gears. today is the first day to file your tax returns for most people. we'll explain who can file now and why others will have to wait later. >> and blackberry unveiled its new operating system that's been a long team in the making. we'll have more when we come back. >> this is manchester today. by the way 40-mile-an-hour gusty winds -- wind gusts. we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >>> look at the stock market. the dow jones down and the s&p down almost six. the threat of listeria has whole foods recalling some of its alaskan salmon. it comes after a sample tested positive. it was sold in stores in a dozen states but none in maryland. the recall notice says no illnesses have been reported so far. >>> it as time to start thinking about your taxes. today is the beginning of the tax season when most americans can submit their returns. the irs originally planned to sta
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
planned to especial on the tax season eight days ago but had to push back the date because congress delayed passing some key tax provisions. a similar delay two years ago pushed the opening of tax season into mid-february. >>> coming up on wusa9, the need for speed. should you be able to drive faster on the intercounty connector in montgomery county? we'll talk to phil andrew abouts that issue and a few other things right after this. >>> kind of warm out here. we have winds gusting 30, even 35 miles an hour. look at these temperatures. enjoy them now. the cold is on the way back here. we have readings up to 68 in alexandria and waldorf. 69 in dumfries. 68 dulles. 69 in crofton. i'll be back and look at radar. we'll talk about the storm potential and the snow potential >>> welcome back. it's been smooth sailing to say the least on the intercounty connector ever since it opened, tough' driven on t. now phil andrews is pushing for some big changes. welcome back. good to see you. >> thank you for having me. >> full disclosure, you represent me. i live up in gaithersburg. i use the conne
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
is strong and growing stronger because of the choices made, tax decisions, and social policies. >> better choices, better results, and the proof is in the progress. >> he wants to ban the sale of military assault weapons, provide a digital fingerprints, and complete fire arm training. abolishing the death penalty is also part of his legislative agenda. the governor hopes to remove barriers to employment for returning military debts and create work force training partnerships. >> this year's budget is a jobs budget. in invest and 43,000 jobs. >> without spelling it out, he pleaded for a gas tax for transportation projects. -- it invests in 43,000 jobs. former governors believe this year could be the best year to submit for higher office. >> it will start going down. it will be gradual. >> state house republicans confirm it reflects his ambitions. >> the fact that he brought so many people who were ambassadors here, and people from the obama administration. it was like he was doing an audition. >> the policies and the people that were in the crowd, this is the price people will pay for his
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
.c. now has more than $1 billion saved in the bank. all thanks to a recent $400 million surplus. the tax payers shouldn't expect to see any of that money. mayor gray announced yesterday that all of the money will stay in the city savings account. the extra money was raised through the speed camera fines, corporate taxes and one very high estate tax. many disagree with the mayor's decision saying some of it should go towards helping lower city taxes and funding the district's social services. >> i'm sure the city needs some as well but the taxpayer need it back if they can get it to them. >> this past spring and summer, we had dozen of children sleeping on the streets because we don't have a right to shelter year round for families. >> the mayor later said he is not completely ruling out lower being taxes in the future but he did not specify just how much the district would have to have in the bank for that to happen. >>> president barack obama laying out his plans to fix the nation's immigration system in las vegas just a day after i agroup of eight republican and democratic senators off
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
have to lay out a path a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english and going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally, that's only fair. >> the president will give two interviews tonight with univision and telemundo, with less than three days left as secretary of state hillary clinton is bidding farewell to her staff, her supporters and the media. the big question now, what's next? margaret brennan is at the state department. >> reporter: good morning. as hillary clinton says good-bye people want to will she run for president in four years? she said "i've been out of politics as secretary of state. i don't see myself getting back into politics." but will the answer change? she left a group of young people wondering yesterday when she spoke with a responsibility she feels at a global town hall. >> hello. >> reporter: hillary clinton told a global audience that breaking the gender barrier in politics is the cause of her life. >> there is still a double standard and
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
as phillip was talking about, deal with the taxes. you've got to have tax reform in this country. that's probably the next step. >> it's easier to push the ball down the field. that's what we always do which is a shame. >> does it have to do with they don't think this is going to have a financial impact or financial markets? >> that's right. housing is moving. the stock market is at an all time high now. people are feeling better. what they think this might do is give stability to some of this. we'll see. >> could impact other people locally. big issue here locally. >>> obviously, immigration as well. something we've talked about. this is one of his big issues domestically. how delicate is this senate compromise they are talking about? how delicate is that? we've seen what happened with the fiscal cliff dealings and things come to a stand off. do we think we can get something done? >> it's delicate. but it's also encouraging. we have four democrats and four republicans who have come together. we have to deal with this right now. four years after not doing anything. but i agree. the key
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 2:00am PST
immigrants living in the u.s., requiring applicants undergo background checks, pay taxes and penalty and learn english. it would crack down on employers who hire undocumented workers. >> it won't be a quick process, but it will be a fair process and it will lift these individuals out of the shadows and give them a chance to earn their way to a green card and eventually to citizenship. >> rorter: the president's plan does not outline a guest worker program, nor does it tie a pathway to citizen ship to tighter border security, both part of the senate plan. >> that issue i think is a lifeline for most of us involving in this effort. >> reporter: rubio seemed to win rush limbaugh over. >> what you're doing is admirable and noteworthy. you are recognizing reality. >> reporter: some conservatives fear granting citizenship to undocumented immigrants may encourage more to come. >> it doesn't matter if it was clinton or if it was reagan. what we've learned is if you grant amnesty, what do you get? more amnesty. more illegal entry. and so what we want to make certain is that we have learned th
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 9:00am EST
. we know and we understand... tax laws, tax theories. this is my dream job. this is my favorite thing in the world to do. i've done 25,000 tax returns. you might say i've had some experience. i will back you up. bring it on. behaves like the surface of your skin. now watch what soap does to it. ♪ if soap breaks down this paper, just imagine what it's doing to your skin. soap strips your skin. dove is different. ♪ with 1/4 moisturizing cream, dove doesn't strip your skin like soap. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting products help kill the germs that can live on surfaces for up to 48 hours. ♪ feels sweet when i can touch you ♪ ♪ digiorno? or delivery? taste for yourself why the shortest distance between you and a delicious, fresh-baked pizza, is your oven. thankfully, it's not delivery. it's digiorno. >>> coming up, guys against the gals in our super bowl cookoff. >> this could be good. let the games begin, after your local news and weather. yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fi
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
allowing 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the u.s. to earn citizenship by paying taxes and passing a background check, among other requirements. >> this is not just a debate about policy, it is about people. >> reporter: mr. obama described a similar bipartisan plan in the senate as encouraging, but republicans are also warning the president that there are limits to their willingness to compromise. >> if this endeavor becomes a bidding war to see who can come up with the easiest, quickest pathway to green card possible, this won't go well, folks. >> reporter: after winning 17% of the latino vote, the president is okay pressuring republicans. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> reporter: among those moves for the reform, they came to the u.s. illegally 13 years ago from mexico city. visiting at home with them in california, their 22-year-old daughter can't imagine life outside the u.s. >> spent more than half my life here. i would not have the first idea of ho
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
to joining h&r block... i was a cfo for 25 years. we know and we understand... tax laws, tax theories. this is my dream job. this is my favorite thing in the world to do. i've done 25,000 tax returns. you might say i've had some experience. i will back you up. bring it on. she can't always move the way she wants. now you can. with stayfree ultra thins. flexible layers move with your body while thermocontrol wicks moisture away. keep moving. stayfree. >>> good morning i am megan prink especially. >> i am charley crowson. -- pringle. >> i am charley crowson. john lee poll could lose his job. a request will be made the county council introducing a bill to have him remove from office. council members will vote on monday. >> if your commute tax you towards landover be prepared for some major delays because crews are still cleaning up a big accident involving a tractor trailer suv and a fire truck that happened on 495 near route 50 early this morning. 7 people were rushed to the hospital including four firefighters. only one in each lane of direction is getting by. so let's find out how tha
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
: republicans say this is the same old song but nothing but obstacles. >> the fourth highest tax rate in the country and spent a term discouraging small business and the lability to build jobs here in the state, it seem has bit hollow to come here today and make it a check point in the speech. >> reporter: the governor outlined measures for stricter gun control. he has also putting his weight behind ending capital punishment in maryland. >> when we realize something isn't working, we should stop doing it. the death penalty is expensive. its did not work and we should stop doing it. [ applause ] >> reporter: this is the seventh year in a row that such a measurement has come up,. >> i think we've come to the conclusion that we can punish people with leave without parole and do away with the-- with the death penalty. it could kill an innocent person. >> reporter: was the speech about the state of the state of maryland or the state of his future? that de peppeds on you who -- depends on how you talk to. >> it's a rehash. help hasn't said anything new just regurgitating his former ideas. i
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >> so far would allow illegal immigrants to pass a criminal background check, pay a fine and back taxes and learn english. the proposal calls for u.s. borders. >> surveillance capability and detection. no doubt, that if we put the right resources into it, we will be able to have a secure border. >> now the senators -- >>> a guilty verdict in the case against the anne arundel county executive. making his police detail run. accused of making a staffer from recovering from back surgery. >>> two maryland state delegates want the speed limit raised. >>> up to 70. the maryland transportation authority is considering a bump to 60 miles an hour. >>> all right, now andrea roane is live in new orleans for our blitz and glitz coverage. it's all about super bowl xlvii. hi, andrea. >> hi, derek, how are you? we are here behind the bar at the red fish grill. i have a cold bartender here. you'll hear from him later on. but we want to tell you, media day, if you've never been, it's a zoo. i've been there. kristin fisher was there today. the players have to go. they don't like it because we ask the s
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 1:35am EST
legal status if they pass a background check, pay a fine, pay back taxes and learn english. they could then apply to become a citizen behind people who started the process legally. >>> we are in day two of our blitz and glitz coverage from new orleans. that means today is superbowl media day. >> and even though it happens every year, our kristen berset is live from new orleans where it's always something unusual on media day, isn't it? >> oh, yeah. yeah, it was a crazy day. over 3,500 credentialed media members here trying to get sound from some of the players. some of the team personnel that we don't usually get a chance to talk to. it's not like your serious press conference that we usually have during the regular season. players are laughing, having fun. we're hearing some great stories. some of the players are at the podium while some of the rest of them are just kind of mulling around on the ground. for a couple of guys like ed reed and jacobe jones, this is a homecoming. jones had some friends and family in the stands. got cheers every time that he walked by them. now, while his
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
a fine, probably back taxes. then they could achieve legal status if they want citizenship, which not all of them do. then they can achieve legal status if they want citizenship. not all the undocumented workers do. then there is a process for that. they have to get in line and wait in turn and not cut in. we're beyond dismissing issues of national consequence and the future economic consequence for the future with one word. we have to get into the detail and the thoughtful and strategic. we need more than one word here. we have to debate this. we have to fix the system. host: here are the numbers to call. we have a line for legal and illegal immigrants. tell us about the group you co-founded. guest: it is a group to reach out to republicans to provide support to those republicans who want to support immigration reform. this is first and foremost an economic priority. we cannot grow without immigration. have proof of that. anytime we have clamped down on immigration, we have seen it in our economy. this is a first and foremost an economic imperative. many republicans know and see that. we
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 10:00am EST
my constituents in taxes that congress is looking at passing a raft of new laws when the laws we currently have on the books are so woefully and enforce. -- not enforced. i think we need to do what we can to address the shortcomings in mental health care, as well as background checks mechanisms we used to screen out prohibited gun buyers. we need to ask what the years of the institutionalization of the mentally ill have done for the safety of the american public. we need to ask about people who are subjected to a court order to outpatient mental health treatment. tens of millions are falling to the cracks and surely, we can agree that more needs to be done to and from -- enforce existing gun laws prevent gun prosecutions are down across the board. -- existing gun laws. the gun prosecutions are down across the board. mr. chairman, i hope we will have a follow-up hearing to ask administration witnesses to come before the panel and testify why agencies of government are not enforcing laws that congress has already passed. it is worth noting that five years ago, congress was asking t
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
, particularly when it comes to confidence, it was down in january because folks took a hit with that payroll tax cut expiring. and in social security taxes. but still encouraging news overall. >> i wonder, the banks have these strict guidelines now. much stricter than before because of the huge banking debacle. so i wonder are they lending money to folks who want to buy a home. that's going to be an issue, i think. >> that always helps spur things on. the bank loosens its grip on the green. that tends to help. and the federal reserve expected to release a statement that could have an impact on the markets in terms of their latest economic outlook. so stay tuned for that. >>> oil giant bp and the justice department have agreed to a record settlement in connection with the 2010 gulf oil disaster. in addition to paying $4 billion in penalties, the company agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter for the deaths of 11 workers on the deep water horizon rig. bp could pay billions more in civil claims for environmental damage. >>> another financial headline for you. there could be a big change coming to y
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
now 16:05. i -- is 6:05. i am watching your money. higher taxes appears to be hurting consumer confidence. a new survey find it is plunged to the lowest level in more than a year. part of the problem here, the hike in social security taxes that is leaving americans with less take-home pay. >>> home prices jumped 5.5% in november. the latest data available compared to a year ago. it's the biggest annual increase in six years. of the 20 cities surveyed, phoenix saw the biggest price jump of 23%. new york was the only city to report an actual drop in home prices from a year ago. >>> and apple coming out with an ipad which has more memory. the full size model going on sale a week from today will have 128 gigs of memory. that is up from 64 gigs. nothing else, though, has changed so it will remain a fourth generation ipad. the memory increase does not apply to the ipad mini. i know you're going to run out and get one, mike. >> does it have a newer, sharper camera? >>> 6:06. we're in for another mild, windy day. howard will explain it all in a few minutes. >> talk of gun control will
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
pass a background check, pay fines and back taxes and learn english. after that, they could apply for citizenship. the bill could come up for a vote as early as this summer. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms. the 13-hour surgery at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore which attached arms from a deceased donor was extremely complicated. doctors connected bones, blood vessels, muscles, tendons, nerves and skin. brandan marrocco is excited to have two new arms and is eager to use them. >> used them to text on my computer, scratch my face, do my hair. they have been become part of my every day life. >> surgeons practice on cadavers before attempting this surgery. the medical team also gave him bone marrow from the donor to help himself the new limbs. >>> sideshow to the super bowl, the commercials. this year, could you play a starring role. how the super ads are getting more real next. >> and you don't have to wreck your diet on super bowl sunday. dr. kim has the ingredients for a lean, healthy
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am EST
. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic now over to you. >>> 4:3 32. tax, guns and the death pement penalty when it comes to our -- penalty. when it comes to our state there's a lot that impacts your life. >> sheer ri jupeson is here with a preview. >> reporter: governor o'malley delivers the state of the state address today at noon at maryland statehouse. the governor plans to tell the story of how the state came together over the past few difficult years. the governor will discuss how the state is number one in education, invasion and regional job recovery. he will discuss what choices we can make to creating jobs and expanding opportunity and strengthening the middle class. happening today also, a news conference to cover upcoming legislation on antihuman tracking a part of the assessforture bill -- forfeiture bill. money would be pud in a fund for trafficking victims. they want to show support for all dog owners including pit bull type dogs many of them disappointed when the court of appeals decision in 2012 that said pit bulls are inherently dangerous. there will be a pu
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
.s. to earn citizenship by paying taxes and passing a background check, among other requirements. >> this is not just a debate about policy. it's about people. >> reporter: mr. obama described a largely similar bipartisan plan in the senate as encouraging, but republicans are already warning the president that there are limits to their willingness to compromise. >> if this endeavor becomes a bidding war to see who can come up with the easiest, quickest and cheapest pathway to green card possible, this thing is not going to go well, folks. >> reporter: still, after winning more than 70% of the latino vote last november, the president's senior advisers say the white house is more than comfortable publicly pressuring republicans. >> and if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> reporter: among those moved by the promise of reform, luis and maria berahas, who acknowledge they came to the u.s. from mexico city 14 years ago. visiting from their home in california, their 22-year-ol
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm EST
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NBC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
... tax laws, tax theories. this is my dream job. this is my favorite thing in the world to do. i've done 25,000 tax returns. you might say i've had some experience. i will back you up. bring it on. i'm here with daphne oz, a model of healthy habits. so daphene, do you eat activia. i do it's always in my fridge. and you know activia isn't just for minor digestive issues. exactly, it's also important for my overall well being because it helps regulate my digestive system. and when you feel good on the inside, it shows on the outside! whether at work, with friends, on a special night, or just enjoying an activia. shine from the inside out with activia. ♪ dannon >>> back now at 8:11 with "today's" professionals, star jones, donny deutsch and dr. nancy snyderman here to weigh in on the day's hot topics. let's get right to the volkswagen super bowl ad. some people think this crosses a line, that it's offensive. take a look. >> i hate mondays. >> yeah, they're the worst. >> no worries, man. everything will be all right. yeah, man. oh, don't fret. sticky bun come soon. >> hey, dave, you're fro
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
quarter. the biggest concern now is how consumers will react to the january expiration of a tax cut. wall street already reacting with the dow falling 44 points with the biggest decline in three weeks. the nasdaq and s&p 500 fell 11 points in six points. the next generation of blackberry is in the works, and the company is hoping a major makeover will boost sales. the new blackberry 10 model will offer faster processors, improved cameras. it will maintain the signature keyboard, but the company says r10 will appear to younger customers with a touch screen. both models should be available by april. whole foods recalling alaskan salmon because of the threat of listeria. a sample tested positive for the bacteria. the for ounce packages of wild alaskan salmon was sold in stores and a dozen states. they carry the code number 7425 a2298b. listeria can cause a fatal infection in young children, a frail or elderly, or people with compromised immune systems. so far no this is reported. >> a push for what the governor calls better choices this year. highlights of the governor's state of the state a
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
. they'd have to pay back taxes and pass a background check among other requirements. opponents to the plan worry that it doesn't do enough to beef up security at the border. they say millions of additional undocumented immigrants could be in this country in a few years without tighter security. >>> super bowl sunday is just around the corner and that means the big easy is boosting security throughout the city. the city of new orleans is adding 1300 federal agents and 270 extra state troopers. there will also be coast guard ships on the lower. river homeland secretary janet napolitano will hold a press conference with the nfl later today. the 150,000 super bowl fans packing the city, the police are dealing with the annual buildup of mardi gras where thousands flock to the french quarter in new orleans. >>> the number of children being diagnosed with adhd is on the rise. we'll take a look at what's causing that. >>> plus, >> announcer: you're watching "news4 midday." >>> it appears twinkies won't be going away after all. two investment firms that started the bidding to acquire th
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
. and a jury convicted ryan in 2006 of racketeering, conspiracy, tax fraud and manning false statements to the fbi. >>> thank you for joining us at 5. >> the news edge at 6 is coming to you now. >> in maryland, governor o'malley gave his state-of-the- state address and called on lawmakers to re-enact a ban on military-style assault weapons and to do away with the state's dent. >> reporter: governor o'malley didn't waste a second declaring the health of the free state. >> the state-of-the-state is strong, and we're growing stronger still. >> reporter: the governor's 35- minute speech played out a -- laid out a long list of priorities through the general assembly and the centerpiece being the proposed law for stricter gun control in maryland. >> i ask you to ban the sale of military assault weapons in maryland. >> reporter: the governor went on to call for thim
PBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. right? so that means it won't be a quick process but it will be a fair process. >> woodruff: back in washington florida republican marco rubio, a member of the bipartisan senate group, still seemed concerned the president wanted to move too far too fast >> if this endeavor becomes a bidding war to see who can come up with the easiest, quickest and cheapest pathway to green card possible, this thing is not going to go well, folks >> woodruff: senate republican leader mitch mcconnell said he's withholding judgment for now >> i think predicting how one is going to vote on this package before it gets out of committee is something i'm not prepared to do. but i will say... what i will say is there is obviously bipartisan desire to move forward on immigration legislation. my assumption is the majority leader will be doing that. >> woodruff: that would be nevada democrat harry reid who said lawmakers must
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
. it is just symbolism over substance. i have a hard time telling my constituents in taxes that congress is looking at passing a raft of new laws when the laws we currently have on the books are so woefully not enforced. i think we need to do what we can to address the shortcomings in mental health care, as well as background checks mechanisms we used to screen out prohibited gun buyers. we need to ask what the years of the institutionalization of the mentally ill have done for the safety of the american public. we need to ask about people who are subjected to a court order to outpatient mental health treatment. tens of millions are falling to the cracks and surely, we can agree that more needs to be done to and from -- enforce existing gun laws. the gun prosecutions are down across the board. mr. chairman, i hope we will have a follow-up hearing to ask administration witnesses to come before the panel and testify why agencies of government are not enforcing laws that congress has already passed. it is worth noting that five years ago, congress was asking the same questions we are asking
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